Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
OUR POLICIES ON SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
The Trustees and Senior Management of Community Integrated Care are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.
As a leading health and social care provider in the UK, our policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our trading relationships. We also undertake appropriate due diligence and effective controls to identify potential risk areas, and to mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring.
ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE AND SUPPLY CHAINS
We are a provider of Care and Support services in the health and social care sector. We have an annual turnover of £105m with over 5000 employees operating from the North of Scotland to the South Coast of England.
Our England operations consists of different geographical regions with responsibility for Independent Living Services and a separate Older People Services division with responsibility for our Care Homes in England.
The Scotland operation includes services in both Independent Living and Care Homes. Our core supply chains include: Catering, Agency staff, Facilities and Property Management.
DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we have in place systems to:
- Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains and workforce
- Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring
- Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains
- Protect whistle blowers
SUPPLIER ADHERENCE TO OUR VALUES AND ETHICS
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain comply with our values we have in place a supply chain compliance programme. This includes involvement of various internal departments including human resources, audit, procurement and legal.
OUR EFFECTIVENESS IN COMBATING SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
We will continue to review ways in which we can tackle slavery and human trafficking within our sector. We will also assess how effective we have been in ensuring that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31st March 2016.
Dame Joan Stringer
Chair of Trustees
Community Integrated Care
Date:7th September 2016